English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Holdfords Eye

Field in the Parish of Davenham

Historical Forms

  • 1840 TA

Etymology

Holdfords Eye(from ēg'a water meadow', with either the surname Hol(d)ford from Holford91 supra, or the name of a ford from hol2 or ald and ford)

Places in the same Parish